The Canadian Museum of History welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year to its celebrated complex in the heart of the National Capital Region, making it the country’s most-visited museum. With roots stretching back to 1856, it is one of Canada’s oldest public institutions and a respected centre of museological excellence, sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad.
In addition to its ongoing exhibitions, including the spectacular Grand Hall and First Peoples Hall, each year the Museum presents a number of outstanding exhibitions focusing on Canadian and world history and civilizations. These exhibitions include those developed by the Museum as well as many produced by other Canadian or international institutions. The Museum is also home to the Canadian Children’s Museum, a 500-seat theatre and the CINÉ+, a 295-seat movie theatre equipped with a giant 3D screen and a giant dome. The Canadian Museum of History presents a rich variety of online content, including the exhibition Morning Star/Gambeh Then’ and the Virtual Museum of New France.
Research activities are concentrated in the fields of history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies. The National Collection consists of more than four million artifacts, specimens, works of art, written documents, and sound and visual recordings. More than 218,000 artifacts in the collection are accessible in an online database.
All payments from winning bidders will go directly to Polaris School and Centre Charity. There will be no refunds or exchanges.
To retrieve your winning items:
Items will be available for pick up at Polaris School and Centre, 1805 Gaspé Ave, Ottawa ON K1K 0A4 between 9am and 2pm on December 13, 14, and 15, 2023. If you can not retrieve your winning item at that time, please contact the office immediately following the auction at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For gift certificates, those that can will be emailed within 72hrs of the auction closing. If you did not receive an email, then your gift certificate is available for pick up at the office as per above.
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